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  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2008 Security Guide

    Windows Server 2008 Security guide is now available for download from TechNet. The description on the web site reads: This guide provides instructions and recommendations to help strengthen the security of computers running Windows Server 2008 that are members of an Active Directory domain. In addition...
  • Blog Post: Security MVP of the Month

    The Security MVP Article of the Month in the December issue of Microsoft Security Newsletter is written by Jay Paloma, user group leader of PHIWUG in the Philippines. He is also the MVP of the month, congratulations Jay! The topic he wrote about was: Windows Server 2008 in an Organization's Defense...
  • Blog Post: Windows Vista One Year Vulnerability Report

    Jeff Jones just released the Windows Vista One Year Vulnerability Report . The report looks at vulnerability disclosures and security updates for Windows Vista and compares it with Windows XP and other workstation operating systems such as Red Hat, Ubuntu and Apple. Download it from his blog
  • Blog Post: How to chose a good anti-virus?

    I came across a new Security blog from Malaysia, Cyber Defend , that covers security on the web (at least in the posts so far). I especially liked the post called “ How to chose a good anti-virus ?” where the blogger lists a few points to consider, both for end users and enterprises. Definitely worth...
  • Blog Post: Full Disk Encryption

    Azra , our security specialist in Malaysia, just wrote a blog post about Full Disk Encryption and what the benefits are. Check it out and also read more about our full disk encryption solution in Vista; BitLocker
  • Blog Post: Security event in Singapore

    On September 13 th the Security and Information InteGrity community will have an event in Singapore. The title for the event is Landscape and Trends of BCP/DR & Thumbnail Analysis and the topic will include how to work with Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery and what is happening...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Forefront Security

    Microsoft Forefront Client Security is a new enterprise product from Microsoft that currently is in Beta. It protects your desktops, laptops and server operating systems from worms, viruses, spyware and rootkits. The product was formerly known as Microsoft Client Protection. Forefront Client Security...
  • Blog Post: IE8 Security web cast

    Are you keen on learning more about the Security Enhancements in IE8? My colleague, Ed Quek, will do a live web cast tomorrow (October 21st) 12 pm Singapore time, talking about what we have done to make our latest browser more secure. To attend you can register here and you will receive an email with...
  • Blog Post: OneCare is launched

    I have blogged about our upcoming Forefront product line for protection of your organizations clients and servers. But this area is of course important for home users as well so this week Microsoft launched OneCare, a new service for your home computers. This is a part of the services availible through...
  • Blog Post: The Security Roadshow is coming to a city near you!

    I have been staying in the office now for some time but in the beginning of March it’s time to get on the road again. This time it will be a Security Roadshow visiting most countries in South East Asia. I will do sessions on Forefront Security and ISA Server 2006 and Steve Riley will also participate...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report

    Last week our Security Intelligence Report was released. The report covers threat related trends (vulnerabilities, malware, spyware, etc) observed between January and June 2007 and includes contributions from several sources within Microsoft. You find the complete report, a summary and some related web...
  • Blog Post: More IE8 facts

    After my post about IE8 last week I got an email from someone asking me to explain more about other security features and also the Compatibility View that you can use. As always with a new bro wser, there might be web sites that are not displayed correctly. With compatibility view you can still see web...
  • Blog Post: Windows listed as most secure OS

    I just want to show you an interesting article about Windows being the most secure OS. According to Symantec’s latest research report Microsoft is doing better overall than its leading commercial competitors. They have among other things been looking at number of patches and average patch development...
  • Blog Post: Celebration of Heroes in Singapore

    It’s time to celebrate the IT Pro and Developer Heroes in Singapore! We will start on December 13 th with TechNet Security Series followed by Windows Server 2008 Launch preview. Topics include Understanding and Implementing WSUS 3.0 and Think your network is safe using default protocols? Think...
  • Blog Post: Running IE6? Upgrade today to prevent attacks!

    If you’re still running IE6 it’s definitely time to upgrade. Last week some exploits targeting Internet Explorer 6 were made public and we also released a Security Advisor describing this; Microsoft Security Advisor 979352 . Later versions of IE are not effected because of the improved security features...
  • Blog Post: Guide on Application Publishing

    I got a question on email about a detailed guide on how to make OWA available to user on the Internet by publishing your Exchange Server through ISA Server 2006 . Take a look at this guide for details. :) Maria
  • Blog Post: TechNet Security Series III in Singapore

    Have you yet attended any of the TechNet Security Series Seminars in Singapore? If not, you will have your chance on February 29 th when the next one will happen in the Microsoft Office between 8.30-12.30. The topics for this event will be Protect your Internet-Exposed applications with ISA 2006 ...